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Local cancer society receives $13K donation

Victory Motors handed the Moffat County Cancer Society a $13,254 check on Wednesday — money that was raised in September over a two-day period. The best part about the donation is that it stays in Moffat County, said Kelly Smith, treasurer for Moffat County Cancer Society. The cancer society allocates the monies to help variety of local cancer patient needs.

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Craig Clarion restaurant’s Big Barnyard Burger has yet to be tamed

There’s only one word appropriate enough to describe what’s been happening at the Clarion Inn & Suites lately: Big. The Craig hotel was the site of this month’s Business After-Hours Mixer, and aside from the food, drinks and door prizes available to the crowd, three brave souls got a taste of the newest offering from the on-site restaurant Castle Ranch Steakhouse, the Big Barnyard Burger Challenge.

Craig Chamber of Commerce, Clarion Inn host mixer, burger challenge Wednesday

The Craig Chamber of Commerce will host its regular Business After-Hours Mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Clarion Inn & Suites, 300 S. Highway 13.

Business buzz: Craig Chamber of Commerce to host business mixer Wednesday

The Craig Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors will host a business after-hours mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Clarion Inn & Suites, of Craig. Food and drinks will be on hand.

Embezzlement case continues for former Routt County couple

A former Routt County couple accused of embezzling nearly $5 million from window-covering company Hunter Douglas will continue to work through the case in Colorado's U.S. District Court in Denver.

Business Buzz: Craig cinema offering ticket deal for October

At midweek, grab your sweetheart and head for the movies, because the West Theatre is trying something new.

From The Editor: The vast world of Northwest Colorado's energy economy

Imagine life without electricity. Picture yourself, rushing home after a long day at work and fumbling around for matches to light a candle so you can illuminate your house.

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Craig's solar garden to light up renewable opportunities

A partnership between the city of Craig, Clean Energy Collective and Yampa Valley Electric Association will offer residents the opportunity to participate in solar energy generation.

The heated climate change debate

The climate change debate continues to heat up political races across America. While the Obama administration passes clean energy policies, not everyone in the country agrees.

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Trapper Mine

Powering Craig Station since the 1970's

For Craig Station to produce its more than 1,000 megawatts of energy each year, it needs coal. It needs a lot of coal. Some of that coal comes from the Trapper Mine. It opened and began mining coal for its only customer, Craig Station, in 1977. The aboveground mine produces between 2 and 2 ½ million tons of coal every year for the plant.

School district primary benefactor of lease with Southwestern

In September 2014, Moffat County signed a lease with Southwestern Energy Production Company.

Northwest Colorado energy industry economic impacts

Without Colorado’s robust energy industry, much of America wouldn’t be able to turn lights on or watch TV.

Business Buzz: Loaf ‘N Jug in Craig gets facelift

The Loaf ‘N Jug on the west side of Craig is going through a complete remodel that’s expected to be complete by the end of this week.

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